Analysis of Content
a2r Philelphus, Franciscus: Epistolae. ‘Leonardo Iustiniano'.’ Incipit: ‘[Q]uod nihil apud me duxerim antiquius beniuolentia tua . . .’ See P‑259.
Imprint: Brescia: Jacobus Britannicus, 7 May 1485. Folio.
Collation: a8 b–z [et] [con]6 [rum]4.
Hain: HC (+ Addenda) *12933;
Goff: Goff P‑584;
BMC: BMC VII 973, XII 70;
Proctor: Pr 6976;
Others: BSB‑Ink P‑428; CIBN P‑311; Rhodes 1396; Sack, Freiburg, 2852; Sheppard 5778; Veneziani, Brescia, 88.
Copy number: P-260(1)
Binding: Nineteenth-century half calf with marbled paper boards; bound for Kloß. The gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers. Yellow-edged leaves.
Size: 326 × 220 × 32 mm.
Size of leaf: 316 × 208 mm.
Some marginal notes, mainly extracting key words, and pointing hands in a contemporary hand.
At the beginning of each book the initial is supplied in interlocked red and blue; other initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red or blue.
Provenance: Regensburg, Bavaria, Benedictines, S. Emmeramus; inscription on a2r: ‘Monasterij D. Emmera: Ratisp.' ; included in the 1501 catalogue of the monastery; see Wagner, ‘St Emmeram', 198-9, no. K6. Georg Franz Burkhard Kloß (1787-1854); book-label; sale (1835), lot 3117; purchased for £0. 9. 6; see Books Purchased (1835), 22.
SHELFMARK: Auct. P 5.17.
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